Biological Engineering (BS) (11BEBS)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 101 Chemistry, A Molecular Science1B 3 CH*** Chemistry Elective2 4
CH 102 General Chemistry Lab1B 1 MA 241 Calculus II1A 4
E 101 Introduction to Engr & Prob Solv1 1 PY 205 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I1B 3
E 115 Intro to Computing Environ 1 PY 206 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I Lab1B 1
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research 1H 4 Economics (GEP Soc Sci ReqD)3 3
MA 141 Calculus I1A 4
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
15 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
BAE 200 Comp Meth in Biol Engr 2 BAE 202 Intro to BAE Methods or
BAE 203 Intro to ACAD and
BAE 204 Intro to Env & Eco Eng
4 (or 2 and 2)
MAE 206 Engineering Statis or
CE 214 Engineering Mechanics-Statics1
3 MAE 208 Engineering Dynamics 3
MA 242 Calculus III 4 MA 341 Applied Diff Equations 3
PY 208 Physics for Engineers & Scientists IIB 4 MAE 201 Engr Thermodynamics I 3
PY 209 Physics for Engineers & Scientists II Lab Biol Science/Chemistry Elective4 3
BIO 181 Intro Biol: Ecol, Evol & BiodivB or
BIO 183 Intro Biol: Cell & Mol BiolB
4
17 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
BAE 302 Transport Phenomena 3 BAE*** BAE Elective5 3
BAE*** BAE Elective5 3 MAE 214 Solid Mechanics or
CE 313 Mechanics of Solids1
3
MAE 308 Fluid Mechanics or
CE 382 Hydraulics1
3 ST 370 Prob & Statistics for Engr 3
ENG 331 Comm Engr & Tech or
ENG 333 Comm Sci & Res
3 BAE 401 Instrumentation for Bio Sys 3
BAE 305 Bio Eng Circuits 4 Adv. Biology Elective 3
16 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
BAE 451 Engr Design I 2 BAE 452 Engr Design II 2
Engr Elective7 3 Advanced Bio Eng Elective9 3
Engr Elective7 3 GEP Social Science ElectiveD 3
BAE *** BAE Elective5 3 GEP Interdisciplinary Persp. Elec.G 2
Ethics (GEP Interdisciplinary Persp. Elec.G8 3 GEP Additional Breadth RequirementF 3
GEP Humanities RequirementC 3 GEP Humanities RequirementC 3
HES_*** Phys Ed/Healthy Living ElectiveE 1
17 17

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*: 128

Major/Program requirements and footnotes

1 Must be completed with a grade of C- or higher.
2 Choose from CH 201& 202; CH 220 & 222; or CH 221 & 222.
3 Choose from EC 205, ARE 201 or EC 201.
4 Choose from SSC 200, CH 201& 202, CH 220 & 222; CH 221 & 222, PB/BIO 360, or any advanced biology elective.
5 Choose from BAE 361, 322, 371 or 481.
6 Choose from GN 311, HS 462, MB 351, PB 321, PB/BIO 360, BIO 361, BIO 414 or SSC 332.
7 Choose from BAE 361, 322, 371, 425, 462, 471, 472, 473, 474, 481, 528 or 578; or CHE 435; or ISE 311.
8 Choose from IDS 201, STS 302 or STS 304.

9 Choose from BAE 425, 474, or 488.

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements

To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each category can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: MA 141, MA 241  
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: CH 101, CH 102, BIO 181, BIO 183, PY 205, PY 208  
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: None      
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: EC 201, 205, or ARE 201
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth  (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
 X Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts or      Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: None
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: None
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: None
K. Foreign Language proficiency
Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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